Singer/Composer/Artistic Director


  • E Penso A Te – new live video from our performance at the Jazz Standard this fall!

    Published on December 24, 2018

    The new video from our concert at the Jazz Standard club in New York captured from the audience is here: I recorded this song a long time ago, and somehow it never ended up on any of my albums. It’s one of my favorite songs by Lucio Battisti, a good old stalker love song that projects a dark longing vibe so accurately! We will definitely record it on our next album. Both the video and the photo were taken … Read More »

  • Rosa Vocal Group is on fire this year!

    Published on November 28, 2018

    After a sold out show at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall “Journey through Serbia” organized by the pianist Jasna Popovic, Rosa will be a part of a similar concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. on February 25! We have the privilege to perform at the Luka Bala Foundation’s annual benefit concert at the Museum of Illusions, and are recording our debut album in the beginning of 2019! Rosa is a female vocal group that sings traditional … Read More »

  • Astrid at the Jazz Standard in New York! Save the date: Sept 16!

    Published on August 28, 2018

    I’m thrilled to invite you to our first performance back in NYC after the Riva Summer tour with the same band: Ben Rosnenblum – accordion Mat Muntz – bass Vicente Hansen – drums at the Jazz Standard, one of my favorite jazz clubs in the world! On Sunday, September 16 at noon (12pm) for brunch, tickets are $10 and you can get them here:

  • Riva Summer Tour dates announced!

    Published on July 4, 2018

    We are starting our tour in Belgrade with two concerts, and here is a new song we covered to celebrate the occasion – Bajaga’s Ti se Ljubis, go here to watch our video: This will be the first time I’ll visit Serbia, so if you have some friends that might be interested in our concerts, please invite them! This will also be the first time I’m bringing my band Astrid Kuljanic Transatlantic Exploration Company from New York, and I’m … Read More »

  • Tour with Matti Salo (guitar, Finland) and Mat Muntz (bass, USA)

    Published on June 14, 2018

    Vocalist Astrid Kuljanic, guitarist Matti Salo, and bassist Mat Muntz have come together to create new music – exploring free improvisation, live electronics, and compositions drawing on a diverse range of influences. Salo is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, composer, and sound designer based in Tampere, Finland with experience ranging from solo guitar and small group jazz to death metal and scoring puppet theater productions. Kuljanic and Muntz are both based in New York and have collaborated as a duo since 2015, … Read More »

  • Upcoming shows in NYC before the summer in Europe

    Published on May 28, 2018

    Hello world! It’s been a while since my last post. I’ve been busy organizing the summer tours and doing a lot of work in NYC, as well as vacationing with my dear friends in New Orleans, I’ll update you on that with a couple of super cool photos and videos in my newsletter- please sign up for it if you haven’t yet. In the meantime, I’m leaving for Croatia to play two tours and some additional shows, and the most … Read More »

  • First video from the sold out album release concert at Carnegie Hall with audience singing!

    Published on December 20, 2017

    Dear friends, I’m happy I can share with you the first video we recorded at the new album release concert! Please follow this link to the full video Youtube: and if you like it, like it and share it with your friends! “Breathe Freedom” song delivers an important message and I wrote inspired by my friend’s Facebook status. I often tell him he should be a poet, but he is, in fact, a wonderful lawyer from Syria, Deyaa Alrwishdi. … Read More »


    Published on November 11, 2017

    At Carnegie Hall on October 24, singer and composer Astrid Kuljanic performed a concert with her band Transatlantic Exploration Company for the release of her album Riva. Besides Astrid, Transatlantic Exploration Company is comprised of accordionist and native New Yorker Ben Rosenblum, bassist Mat Muntz of Seattle, WA, and Brazilian percussionist Rogerio Boccato. The sold out crowd at Weill Recital Hall (which included the consuls of both Croatia and Serbia) was treated to Astrid’s original music, as well as jazz … Read More »